Holland's Moral Clarity on Payments to Palestinian Terrorists

(Times of Israel) Lt.-Col. (res.) Maurice Hirsch - In a demonstration of moral clarity, Holland has become the first European country to discontinue aid to the Palestinian Authority because of its "pay-to-slay" terror reward policy. The salaries and allowances paid to terrorists and their families are irrespective of any needs-based criteria. Rather they are paid solely as a reward for terrorism. The Dutch reasoning was clear: Why should the Dutch taxpayer subsidize the PA's legal system if the PA has hundreds of millions of shekels to squander on paying substantial financial rewards to terrorists? The writer served for 19 years in the IDF Military Advocate General Corps, including as Director of the Military Prosecution in Judea and Samaria.

2019-11-28 00:00:00

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